Don't get too excited . . . The term ghetto originated in Venice, Italy and it's just another word for neighborhood.
Another reason to keep calm . . . Mission Gateway has FAILED for years and this plan doesn't seem much better.
Nevertheless . . .
AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMING SOON TO MISSION GATEWAY MIGHT SOON TRANSFORM THIS WASTELAND INTO SOMETHING WORSE!!!
Dumping po'folk into a place where nothing can grow doesn't seem like such a great plan.
Here are the deets . . .
The mixed-use project would also include a reduction in commercial space from 195,094 square feet to 139,752 square feet and an increase in proposed office space from 75,000 to 100,000 square feet.
Under the revised plan, the proposed apartment complex would increase from 168 units to 372 units with roughly 20% of units being earmarked for affordable housing.
According to city documents, the proposed Gateway project would now include roughly 75 affordable housing units within the apartment complex. Affordable units would include 31 studio units, 34 one-bedroom units and 10 two-bedroom units throughout the complex.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
MISSION, Kan. - After defaulting on a multi-million dollar proposal, developers are asking the City of Mission to reconsider a new plan for the Mission Gateway Project. Wednesday, the Mission City Council will host a work session to review a revised proposal from developer Aryeh Realty, LLC.